Lieutenant Horace Stafford O'Brien


Horace Stafford O'Brien was born on 25 July 1842. He came from Blatherwycke, Northamptonshire. He purchased his commission as a cornet in the Scots Greys on 30 Jan 1863. He purchsed the rank of lieutenant on 13 Mar 1866 and retired from the army on 9 Oct 1869. He lived to the age of 87 and died in 1929. The photo shows him as a young cornet in 1863, wearing the scarlet stable jacket of the Greys.


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by Stephen Luscombe